Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Call for Work: Deadline 8 March 2010

Open Call for Entries for All Photographers
Theme: Landscapes • Unfeigned or Illusory

A Landscape, as defined by this Call for Entry, can be representational or non-representational, urban, suburban or rural.

Juror: Todd Brandow, Founding Director of the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography.

Entry Fee: $35 up to 5 images; $10 each additional (no limit on number that may be submitted)
Prizes: $300 for 1st; $200 for 2nd; $100 for 3rd
Entries Due: March 8, 2010
Notice of Acceptance: March 18, 2010
Exhibition Dates: April 23, 2010 – June 13, 2010 at the Mpls Photo Center
Reception: April 23, 2010, 6:30 - 9:00 pm at the Mpls Photo Center

About the Juror
Born and raised in Minneapolis, Todd Brandow worked as an art consultant in New York for many years. Since 1997, he has been living in Paris, working as a photography curator, foundation director and book publisher. He co-produced and co-curated the highly successful Edward S. Curtis vintage exhibitions, drawn from the collection of Christopher Cardozo, that were exhibited in European museums between 2000 and 2006. US State Department-sponsored modern print shows of Curtis’s work are currently touring Latin America, Europe and will be soon in North Africa and Japan under his direction. He co-curated a retrospective tour of Finnish photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen with critic A. D. Coleman. He recently co-curated with Musée de l'Elysée Director William Ewing and Senior Curator Nathalie Herschdorfer the exhibitions Edward Steichen: Lives in Photography and Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, the Condé Nast Years 1923-1937. Brandow is the founding director of the Minnesota-based non-profit organization, the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography (FEP), and President of FEP Editions LLC. Currently, ten new major exhibitions are in the planning and production stages.

Entry Checklist
Entries are submitted online at http://www.MplsPhotoCenter.com/exhibits/callforentries

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